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Ladle

Object Number:AF755
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bahuana
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:926 - Other Number

Description

Wooden ladle with long handle; handle is flat and smooth; rounded at tip; center of handle is carved out in a diamond-like shape with incised crosshatch pattern; above this is carved a face with a triangular nose and half circle shapes as eyes; bowl of ladle is circular and bottom is rounded; bowl of spoon is larger than others from the Bahuana.

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